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Culver schools mark Red Ribbon Week

by: Photo By Debbie Lyons - Cameron Browne, left, Samantha Bainbridge and Kristen Byrd enjoy the ice cream social.

By Debbie Lyons
   Culver correspondent
   During Culver Elementary's red ribbon week students learned the drug-free message "Too Cool for Drugs."
   Third graders joined the fight against drugs by working on special projects or posters to display drug-free messages. On Thursday students turned them in to their teachers and upon completion of assignments they got a raffle ticket to be entered in an ice cream social.
   On Friday, Oct. 27, 20 names were drawn from the raffle tickets. These students got to attend a "Too Cool for Drugs" ice cream social.
   Jennifer Hume, Culver Elementary School counselor, coordinated this event. Their projects are on display by the elementary office. All other projects will be displayed in or around classrooms.
   Kindergarten through second grade worked on coloring sheets. Other classrooms participated in various activities.
   Students also participated throughout the week wearing camouflage, hats, fishing gear, and dressing like twins. On Friday, students wore red clothing and had red foods served during lunch. The students also signed pledges stating they would stay drug free and stay in school.